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Amphetamine Use Likely to Increase Parkinson’s Disease Risk

According to a study, people who have used amphetamines such as dexedrine and benzedrine appear to be at an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Dexedrine and Benzedrine are amphetamines frequently prescribed to enhance focus for individuals having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as well as narcolepsy, a condition that can result in excessive daytime…

Study Provides Insight into How Stress Predisposes to Depression

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Researchers present clues about how stress has an effect on the brain and could assist in explaining why some people are susceptible to depression whenever they encounter chronic stress. The study reveals complex molecular mechanisms related to chronic stress and could help to develop new treatment approaches for depression. A lot of people exposed…

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Could Be Minimized With Compression Stockings

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Making use of compression stockings could very well be an easy method for improving obstructive sleep apnea in people who have chronic venous insufficiency. Researchers found that daytime fluid accumulation in the legs in individuals having chronic venous insufficiency was reduced with compression stockings, which led to a reduction in the amount of fluid…

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Taking Prenatal Vitamins Early In a Pregnancy Reduces Risk of Autism

According to a study, women who did not take a prenatal vitamin each day before as well as throughout the 1st month of pregnancy had almost double the risk of having a child with an autism spectrum disorder compared to women who took a prenatal vitamin each day, and when coupled with a high-risk…

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Infographic

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Infographic

Research indicates that smoking is a major preventable rheumatoid arthritis risk factor and accounts for over a 3rd of the most common and severe kind of rheumatoid arthritis cases. Smoking also accounts for over 50% of cases in individuals who have a genetic susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis. The results are based on 871 of…

Another Antioxidants Infographic

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Research suggests that the regulation of the antioxidant defense system of the body could play an important part in the prevention of asthma. Researchers revealed that in individuals likely to develop asthma the host antioxidant defense system is compromised, and so these people might be less capable of handling environmental exposures which might result…

Benefits of Regular Exercise Infographic

Benefits of Regular Exercise Infographic

According to research, exercise helps bring about brain changes which can protect against cognitive decline in individuals at high risk, which includes Alzheimer’s disease. The study indicates that the benefits of exercise to brain function could be even greater for individuals at genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease compared to those without the genetic risk….

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia Infographic

Symptoms and misdiagnoses of Fibromyalgia

Researchers have demonstrated that sleep is improved, and anxiety, depression and pain is significantly reduced in individuals who suffer from fibromyalgia with a combination of music therapy and other guided imagery based relaxation techniques. This study has shown that the well-being, quality of life and personal power of individuals with fibromyalgia is enhanced with…

How to Choose the Safest Seafood Infographic

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Just by increasing fish consumption rich in omega-3 fatty acids, heart disease risk could be reduced in young women. A population based study of childbearing aged women revealed that women who seldom or never consumed fish had 50% more cardiovascular problems over 8 years compared to women who consumed fish on a regular basis….

The Secret to Better Sleep Infographic

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According to a study, alertness can be increased as well as quality of life improved for obstructive sleep apnea sufferers with CPAP treatment, even with minimal symptoms. Individuals taking part in the study reported daytime sleepiness improvement within 6 months of starting treatment with CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure). Daytime sleepiness is clearly reduced…